Tuesday, June 23, 2009

3D Best Wishes


I have been a bad blogger lately; I haven't read or posted in a couple days! So I have a couple things to share today. First is today's color challenge at SCS: Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango and Summer Sun, lots of fun bright colors. In my latest Stampin' Success mag, they highlighted 3D cards, and cards with different folds, and this one looked fairly easy, so I thought I would use my LAST piece of Pacific Point, along with a number of stamps from different sets:


The sides fold out, but when flat, it fits into a regular-sized envelope. Here are a couple other views:



DSCF4446 These are the elements, popped up on double dimensionals, before I adhered the sides together.







A fun, cheerful card!


  • Stamps: Best Wishes & More, Flight of the Butterfly, Short & Sweet, Holiday Blitz, Dotted Wheel
  • Paper: Pac Point textured, WW, Tangerine Tango, Summer Sun
  • Ink: Tangerine Tango, Pac Point, Summer Sun
  • Acc: Punches, dimensionals, Pigtails Rickrack, Corner Rounder

Yesterday's Clean and Simple SCS challenge was to do paper piercing, so here is my sample for that technique using a Kim Hughes stamp set called Making the Grade:


All the DPs are Basic Grey's Urban Prairie, card is Kiwi Kiss.

Finally, for tonight's workshop, I have been highlighting the Big Shot and have been wanting to do a quilt card for quite a while, so I gathered up some Raspberry Tart scraps and my 1 1/4" square punch and came up with this, using the Top Note die:


I added a few other BS die cuts---buttons, flowers and leaves, and really, that was it. I didn't fluff it up and add stitching or anything! Now that I look at it though, I am seeing a big empty spot right in the middle.....gotta fix that with something! This will go to my hostess along with all her other hostess goodies. It also uses a retiring set, Cute and Curly...gonna miss that one!

Thanks for visiting, and be sure to come back tomorrow, it is MY turn to choose the Color Throwdown colors, and you won't want to miss that!!!


  1. These are beautiful cards! I especially love the 3-D one! Please come to my blog as I have something for you.

  2. All of these are lovely LeAnne!!!

  3. So cute! I have to do a unique fold xmas card for a challenge and I might just case that first card! ~chris

  4. Great cards LeAnne! I really love the quilt one...the colors are so pretty!

  5. How cool is that 3D card?! Wow!

  6. Looks like you have been busy! I love them all - great work!

  7. Wow, awesome designs, LeAnne!!! (Do you want more Pacific Point? I'll send you what I have left... have no use for that color!)

  8. These are all BEAUTIFUL, LeAnne! I especially love that FUN fold on the first one!

  9. Love all the card tonight LeAnne, and I've been such a bad blogger I hadn't noticed your lack of blogging....oops! I need to make some more quilt cards, they just make my day.

  10. Beautiful LeAnne!! I love this!!

  11. Love the 3D card--I'll have to try it soon! Check out the quilted cards I posted on my blog when you get a chance...

  12. what great cards, all of them! I'm so fond of that quilt-style card with the top note die! They're a perfect way to use up those little scraps of paper too! Great piercing, and paper piecing on the CAS card and that folded card is awesome!! Oh, and congrats on over 100,000 hits! How fantastic is THAT?!! You go girl!!

  13. So many great cards! The paper pieced trees look wonderful against the green bkgd! Great showing of the Big Shot and dies - love it!!!

  14. I think I love both of these. The quilt is so cool, and the paper piecing is fabulous and that 3-D card is super. I am running out of words to tell you how nice all your projects are.

  15. these are gorgeous. love em all, but love the effect on the 3d card, really neat

  16. Oh my gosh, these are all fantastic! Love the colors and the 3D look of the first one. The little paper pieced trees are just perfect in a row. Love this one too! The quilted die cut one is amazing! I love the colors you used!

  17. All three are wonderful designs. Love the 3-D one...just tried my first one earlier this week. Very fun. The little tree one is so cute with the paper piecing technique. And the patchwork one is a great way to showcase the designer papers. Love them all. TFS!

  18. Oh' LeAnne your cards just ROCK and have such CUTENESS! I'm so happy your shared these and I enjoy your sweet style... always perfect! The tree card warms my heart!! All of them are super... SMILES girl! :)


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